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Zupan's Adds High-Tech Doghouses

The new service to help pets stay safe and comfortable while their owners are shopping will be available at all three of the Portland, Ore., retailer’s three stores.

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Who Let the Dog In? The Millennials

The Lempert Report: Millennials tend to have very different household makeups when compared to other generations, and pets are no less than a member of the family.

Fresh pet food accounted for $30.3 billion of a record-breaking $72.5 billion in pet product sales in 2018.

From candy to cat litter, a selection of 2018's most successful new product launches, according to IRI.

New clinics and a medication delivery service are included in the updated program.

The U.S. natural and organic industry continues to grow, hitting $219 billion in sales last year. Fast-growing products include CBD oils and plant-based dairy alternatives to grain-free foods, and more.

The Lempert Report: The TV celebrity has taken up an advisory role with a cannabis company and teamed up with rapper Snoop Dogg as the CBD products market continues to bloom.

Consumers are shopping for their pets just like they would anyone else in the family.

Humanization and healthy profiles are driving sales in the category.

Premium brands entering mainstream store aisles is fueling growth.